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Cerritos ratings
Quality on a good day: 3.0
Consistency of Surf: 3.5
Difficulty Level: 1.5
Wind and Kite Surfing: 1.0
Crowds: 4.5

Overall: 3.4

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Cerritos Surf Guide

Cerritos in Baja Sur is an exposed point break that has consistent surf and can work at any time of the year. Works best in offshore winds from the east northeast. Groundswells are more common than windswells and the best swell direction is from the west southwest. Unlikely to be too crowded, even when the surf is up.

Cerritos Spot Info

Type:Rating:
Icon point  redPointIcon  s33.4
Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
consistent
22.4°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing Cerritos:

The best conditions reported for surf at Cerritos occur when a West-southwest swell combines with an offshore wind direction from the East-northeast.

Surf Forecasts:

What's the best time of year to surf Cerritos (for consistent clean waves)?

januaryBest Season: winter
The best time of year for surfing Cerritos with consistent clean waves (rideable swell with light / offshore winds) is during Winter and most often the month of January. Clean surfable waves are typically found 60% of the time in January while 38% of the time it tends to be blown out. For the remaining 2% of the time it is considered too small by most surfers but may still be OK for beginners and groms at times.
clean
60%
Surfable waves that hold up well for longer rides in prevailing cross-offshore, offshore or light wind conditions.
blown out
38%
Surfable sized waves that are of poorer quality due to prevailing onshore, cross-onshore or windy conditions (may be preferable for kitesurfing).
too small
2%
Waves usually considered too small for good surf. Some wave-magnet breaks may still work though if conditions are right (on occasion).

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Interactive Cerritos surf break location map. View information about nearby surf breaks, their wave consistency and rating compared to other spots in the region. Current swell conditions from local buoys are shown along with live wind speed and direction from nearby weather stations. Click icons on the map for more detail. The nearest passenger airport to Cerritos is Los Cabos International (San Jose Del Cabo) Airport (SJD) in Mexico, which is 47 km (29 miles) away (directly). The second closest airport to Cerritos is General Manuel Marquez De Leon International (La Paz) Airport (LAP), also in Mexico, 92 km (57 miles) away.

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Cerritos Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Sunday, 16 May 2021, 02:29 Local Time
Sunday 16
3AM6AM9AM12PM
Wave (m) 1.4
SSW
1.4
SSW
1.3
SSW
1.3
SSW
Period (s) 16 16 16 16
Wind (km/h) 15
NNW 15
NNW 15
NW 20
NW
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on

Swell History at Cerritos

Surf stats for Cerritos, see the swell variation by month or season on the history page here.

Wind History at Cerritos

Wind stats for Cerritos, see the variation in direction and stength by month or season on the history page here.

Cerritos Reviews:

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Ratings
Based on 3 votes.
  • Overall:Icon  s33.4
  • Quality on a good day:Icon  s33.0
  • Consistency of Surf:Icon  s43.5
  • Difficulty Level:Icon  s21.5
  • Wind and Kite Surfing:Icon  s11.0
  • Crowds:Icon  s54.5
  • ...

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Review
Impartial reviews submitted by Surf-Forecast users.
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Mike's surf Shorts from United States
“Heavy Rip tides....”

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